The IFA Bavaro Village Resort and Spa hotel in Punta Cana is located on gorgeous Bavaro Beach, 5 minutes from the Cocotal Golf Course and two shopping malls and approximately 18 km from the Punta Cana airport. It is surrounded by a natural coconut grove and lush tropical gardens.
Hotel details
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  • During the Holy Week, please take note that all watersports in the Dominican Republic will be suspended.
    As per new legislation, all discotheques open to the public are to shut down at midnight from Monday to Friday and 2 am on Saturday and Sunday. This may result in various discotheques being closed until further notice. For the hotels that have a discotheque dedicated only to hotel clientele, regular operation hours are maintained. Furthermore, for the casinos that remain open until 4 am, no alcohol is served after midnight on weekdays and after 2 am on weekends.

Mandatory Information

  • Every year, from February 1st through March 31st, all travelers aged under 22 years old must be accompanied by an adult of 22 years of age or more sharing the same room.

Mandatory Information : Renovations Works

  • May 3, 2016:

    Renovations in the hotel are expected or in process.

    Dates: May 3 to Mid-December, 2016
    Where: The rooms are being renovated and the hotel is adding balconies.
    From: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Substitution: N/A  The works aren't disturbing clients.
     
    The hotelier is deploying all possible efforts to minimize the noise and impact of renovations. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this situation may cause you during your stay.
About your Hotel

Hotel Location

  • Approximately 18 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Within walking distance of the beach
  • Area: Bavaro Beach

Hotel Description

  • Transat Exclusive section
  • 652 rooms
  • 6 building(s) of 2 storey(s)
  • 6 building(s) of 3 storey(s)

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 2 pool(s)
  • 7 restaurant(s)
  • 8 bar(s)
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Casino (off site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 1 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • ATM ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
    • Pool ($)
    • Room ($)
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Shopping centre ($)
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 22 years old
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Massage ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Lounge chairs

Hotel Contact Information

    IFA Bavaro Village Resort and Spa 4*

  • Playas de Bavaro Higuey Dominican Republic
  • Tel.: 8092218555
  • Fax : 8092218556
  • Email : caribe@ifahotels.com
Inclusions

For travel between November 1, 2014 and October 31, 2015

Package

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners unlimited (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 7 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Access to all facilities at the IFA Ocean Bavaro and IFA Villas Bavaro
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

Hotel only

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners unlimited (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 7 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Access to all facilities at the IFA Ocean Bavaro and IFA Villas Bavaro
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

For travel between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016

Package

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners unlimited (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 7 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Access to all facilities at the IFA Ocean Bavaro and IFA Villas Bavaro
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

Hotel only

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners unlimited (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 7 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Access to all facilities at the IFA Ocean Bavaro and IFA Villas Bavaro
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners unlimited (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 7 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Access to all facilities at the IFA Ocean Bavaro and IFA Villas Bavaro
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

Hotel only

ALL INCLUSIVE (AI) MEAL PLAN :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

In short, everything you need for a fabulous vacation.

 

GENERAL INCLUSIONS :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners unlimited (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Non-motorized water sports (selected)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 7 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Access to all facilities at the IFA Ocean Bavaro and IFA Villas Bavaro
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :
Rooms
  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room

    • WiFi ($)
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
Sports / Activities

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Boogie board
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Paddleboard
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Soccer
  • Surfing
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
    • 1 tennis court(s)
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Banana boat ($)
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Glass-bottom boat ($)
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Parasailing ($)
  • Pedal boats
  • Petanque
  • Ping-pong
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
  • Video games
  • Yoga
Internet

WiFi available in :

    • Lobby ($)
    • Pool ($)
    • Room ($)

Internet for Business ($)

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Restaurants / Bars
  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)
    • Colibri
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Las Velas
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Bambu
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Jalisco
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Caribe
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte International
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • Bella Serata
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Pikalo
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Continental Breakfast
      • Lunch : Pizzeria
      • Dinner : Pizzeria
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • Smoking area
  • Bar(s)
    • Café Dominicano
      Image bar
      • Lounge
      • Opening time : 08:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
    • Margarita
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
    • El Mojaito
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 19:00
      • Local drinks
    • Theatre Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Theatre
      • Opening time : 21:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • High Beach Bar
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 11:00
      • Closing time : 19:00
      • Local drinks
    • Pikalo
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 00:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
      • Premium drinks ($)
      24hours
    • Fantasy Disco
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 04:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
    • Azucar
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
      • Premium drinks ($)
Kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Playground
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurants
Scuba Diving

Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre on site
  • PADI certification
Spa

Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
Wedding / Honeymoon

Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present their proof of wedding, dated within the last 2 months, upon arrival at the hotel.

Wedding package ($)

Ratings
0000¼ 4892 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews

Lovely hotel.. shame about the locals 0000¼ May 27, 2016

  • Okay so after reading mixed reviews about this hotel we booked it anyways! It is a lovely hotel and the surroundings were lovely, beach was fab, food was great! Only things i feel let it down were...
  • michelle2452016

Nice Holiday 0000¼ May 25, 2016

  • Well, I got back from IFA on May 8th. I could go into a long review, but I feel that everyone's idea of a good resort or bad resort is a personal view. But I will say this about IFA: Yes, it has...
  • Ginger3665

If you're American or better yet AFRICAN American run!!! 00¼¼¼ May 22, 2016

  • Overall, the resort is beautiful the rooms are nice we stayed in the Villa style rooms. But from the time we check in until we left we had nothing but constant stares as if we were contagious. Once...
  • tiffanyh984
Transat rating 8888²

Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
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